Taking Hamlet to Prison

I lived in a penitentiary city for a time. When I am feeling particularly mischievous I will introduce this information to people with a feigned sense of discomfort, averting my eyes and speaking quietly and quickly. It’s my own little micro social experiment to see how people respond to the possibility that I spent some time in a correctional facility. Usually the results are similar: silence and then an uncomfortable and somewhat forced laugh when they realize I’ve been pulling their leg. …

Source: Clarion: Journal of Spirituality and Justice – Taking Hamlet to Prison – Matthew and Joy Steem